Major urban interchange project underway

Published On: Apr 01 2012 07:48:02 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2012 08:06:46 PM EDT
Construction is underway on MLK, Parkway/21st Street interchange

Two working class African-American communities that were developed in the early 20th Century are now the site of a 21-acre interchange under construction.

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The new interchange will allow for easier access to JaxPort's Talleyrand terminal and will improve safety along the MLK Parkway. Traffic will exit MLK Parkway. at Phoenix Avenue and directly connect with ramps to the port via 21 Street. Traffic leaving the port will be able to travel to MLK Parkway from 21 Street.

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